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Too much BCAA?

#1 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Sat Sep 24, 2011 1:22 pm

They say you are suppose to take 5-8 grams before and after workout. So if I am running in the am, and lifting in the PM, that means I'll be taking in 20grams a day. Even though it tastes like crap I have no problem doing it...is this what I need to do to get the benefits of BCAA? Or is it too much for my body? 140lb female heavy training to put on mass. I know you might ask why I run in the morning it's because I need to keep body fat down and I suck at doing it with JUST diet especially this time of year. Thanks for your help.
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Re: Too much BCAA?

#2 Postby chewybaws » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:55 pm

I'm sure you'll be fine, it's just amino acids.

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Re: Too much BCAA?

#3 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:13 pm

Thanks. too bad it tastes like crapppp
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Re: Re: Too much BCAA?

#4 Postby chrisjs » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:43 pm

jungleinthefrunk wrote:Thanks. too bad it tastes like crapppp

Then get some better tasting ones. xtend tastes great though it's not just bcaas. I get the ones from true protein with double watermelon flavor... Not as good as xtend but still drinkable.

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Re: Too much BCAA?

#5 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:48 pm

oh and theyre vegan?? is there added sugar?
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Re: Too much BCAA?

#6 Postby chrisjs » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:54 pm

Scivation says xtend contains no animal products. The ajimoto ones are vegan... the other bcaas at true protein are made from duck feathers. I believe the flavorings are ok but you might want to verify the specific flavor you want with them.

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#7 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:56 pm

wow duck feathers. wtf...
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Re: Too much BCAA?

#8 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:57 pm

i have 3lbs of the nasty bcaa so i gotta finish that first lol!
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Re: Too much BCAA?

#9 Postby chewybaws » Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:28 am

I just mix my aminos in a really small amount of water and just get them down in 1.

You get used it

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Re: Too much BCAA?

#10 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:39 pm

Yeah it's actually getting easier. I think the glutamine is actually worse! It makes bubbles that go up my nose...
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Re: Too much BCAA?

#11 Postby kckas » Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:48 am

I buy the vegan BCAA powder from True Protein and I just pour 5 grams of the powder into my mouth and then drink some water to get it down. You get use to the taste. After my workout I just add it into my protein shake. My protein shake already tastes pretty awful so I don't notice a difference!

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Re: Too much BCAA?

#12 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:28 am

ah ok so just figuring out which is least nasty. thanks lol
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Re: Too much BCAA?

#13 Postby b.k. » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:16 am

Hey guys I just bought the Scivation XTEND big jar Watermelon Flavoured and I was really exited but then I watched this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEdMuQKF4vE In the review they say it is just some expensive ass kool-aid with no other effects. What do you think? Did it work out for any of you?

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Re: Too much BCAA?

#14 Postby xChrisZx » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:08 pm

Blue raspberry Xtend rules.
Get a tub of that.

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Re: Too much BCAA?

#15 Postby jungleinthefrunk » Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:50 am

Omg xtend is vegan? That is what my trainer wants me to drink!!
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